Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 session ends

FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 regular session ended this evening, capping off a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and numerous other measures that will affect people throughout the state.Most new laws – those that come from legislation that don’t contain emergency clauses or different specified effective dates – …

(KY) This Week at the State Capitol (Jan. 29 – Feb. 2)

February 2, 2018This Week at the State Capitol (Jan. 29 - Feb. 2)Pace quickens in second month of legislative sessionFRANKFORT – As lawmakers enter the second month of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2018 session, action already has been taken on a number of fronts that could have impacts across the state.Lawmakers have approved a measure …

Kentucky: New laws go into effect July 15

    For Immediate Release July 11, 2016 New laws go into effect July 15 FRANKFORT -- New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2016 regular session go into effect on July 15. Among the over 90 new laws taking effect this week is legislation to allow Kentucky’s courts to permanently seal the criminal …

Kentucky Legislative Update

    Legislative Update Submitted by Senator Reginald Thomas Now that the 2016 Legislative Session is behind us, I would like to update you on some of the accomplishments made by the Kentucky General Assembly over the past several months.  Most importantly, we fulfilled our constitutional mandate by approving an executive, legislative and judicial budget. …